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How long do Effexor withdrawal symptoms last?

Posted 9 Feb 2014 by ambudai 162 answers

It's only been day 2 (insurance cancelled) of withdrawal & so far I've been feeling as though when I'm walking to whatever destination, my body arrives but my brain delays its arrival. I feel extremely anxious, nauseous, short-tempered, dizzy, sensitive & confused. I like how ...

What is a good medication for severe major depression?

Posted 30 May 2012 by PNHHM2 84 answers

I have been treated for depression for over 20yrs and now have severe major depression for last 6 months. I take 150 mg Effexor XR and it doesn't seem to be working. I also have anxiety and panic attacks.

How long will it take to notice Effexor XR helping for general anxiety disorder?

Posted 13 Oct 2013 by Debbylynn 34 answers

I am stressed very easily, nervous, have stomach aches and cry every day. Been on 150 mg for 2 weeks. Felt very blah, almost depressed the first week and a little more nervous the second. I pray that this works for me. The many weeks on Lexapro 20 mg did not help. I love my job of 20 years, but ...

What happens when you miss a dose?

Posted 29 Jun 2011 by lev8 9 answers

Are the side affects terrible? Ive read about feeling achy like you have the flu, having blurred vision and nausea. I just came off of Effexor which I had really bad side affects with and I'm worried about starting a similar drug...

Effexor Withdrawal Symptoms?

Posted 3 Nov 2004 by lesliemcfadden 33 answers

I am currently taking 150mg of Effexor XR. If I skip a day or lord forbid 2 days, I have severe symptoms. These range from the body/brain shock sensation, sensitivity to noise, dizzy, mental confusion, speech slurring, changes in body temp and severe agitation. Also have GI issues with nausea, gas, ...

Mood swings,anger, & freak out over small things, any ideas about what could help me?

Posted 29 Mar 2011 by JavonM 14 answers

I'm thinking about asking for effexor but I'm not sure. I'm trying to find something to help with my mood swings. I feel angry most of the time, I freak-out over the smallest things. Thanks

How well does seroquel work for anxiety and panic attacks, is it a tranquilizer?

Posted 28 Sep 2011 by bethmed 14 answers

I have problems with major depression as well as anxiety and panic disorder. I take Effexor for the depression, and Neurontin and Klonopin for the anxiety. This worked well for a while but lately my panic attacks occassionally break through even this. My doctor suggested a small dose of Seroquel. ...

Anybody experience effects of missing a dose of Effexor?

Posted 18 Jan 2010 by Bsteinbrueck 35 answers

I have missed mulitple times (seperately) and was wondering how it has affected others as well as how they overcome these effects.

How long does withdrawal symptoms from Effexor last?

Posted 12 Oct 2006 by marathon 28 answers

Have been on Effexor or similar medication for 20 yrs. Condition was getting worst, doctor increased medication, finally i have decided to get off the Effexor, doctor had no comment, offered no help. Have been off the Effexor for over 1 month, and suffering various side effects. Would like to find ...

Can you have a drink or two while taking Effexor XR?

Posted 27 Jan 2014 by michstat23 6 answers

I am currently taking Xanax and Risperdal for severe social and general anxiety that keeps me confined to my house most of the time. I am just getting off of BuSpar and starting Effexor XR, 150mg daily tomorrow. A few times a week I like to watch sporting events a have a few drinks, and ...

Does anyone else suffer from extreme nightsweats while taking Effexor?

Posted 26 Jun 2014 by sweatybetty 35 answers

I am currently on 150mg of Effexor. Overall I am very happy with my progress but the only problem I have is that I have terrible nightsweats. The sweats are so bad that I have to change my pj's twice a night and put a towel down on my soaking bed. My whole body from my head to my toes sweats, ...

What happens when you suddenly stop taking effexor 150mg?

Posted 30 Dec 2012 by sarajbrunet 9 answers

possible side effects? i currently have been without my effexor for about 4 days, would nausea be a side effect... how long does it usually last?

Effexor XR - Does the yawning go away? Why am I so tired and have depressive episodes?

Posted 18 May 2014 by Sfltally2014 8 answers

Sorry if this has already been answered..I'm not used to q&a forums really. (Providing a lengthy info) I am a 22 year old female. I was first prescribed venlafaxine a couple months ago for general anxiety and depression. My doctor started me on 37.5 for the first week, told me to double ...

Effexor for anxiety and weight loss- For anyone that lost weight on Effexor?

Posted 11 Mar 2018 by jrmeans09 6 answers

Ive been on Effexor for about three weeks and I lost about ten pounds. My question is if people have success stories on this drug? (Either emotional or with weight) And if you did lose weight- did it continue or did it stop after a while? So far I’m less anxious, feel more like myself, but I ...

Why does the antidepressant Effexor cause weight gain?

Posted 20 May 2006 by mizuhansha 5 answers

When antidepressants cause weight gain, is that due to them altering appetite or altering metabolism/the way the body processes food and stores energy? I am particularly concerned with effexor, which i'm switching to after being on zoloft for many years.

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